Saturday, July 21, 2007

Another Good One

Home-Front Ecology
What our grandparents can teach us about saving the world

By Mike Davis

How the (World War II) effort forced conservation on Americans, who even in the 1940s, were well on their way to becoming the consumer-based society we know of today. Community gardens on the White House lawn, hitchhiking free-for-alls, and bikes and even horse-drawn buggies were all promoted as good for the "effort."

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